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Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology and the Creative Arts

Overview written by the school: Science Skills Center High School is a small, early college learning community designed to empower students with the knowledge of science, engineering, mathematics, humanities, and the arts through the use of technology. There is a strong emphasis on academic excellence, college experiences, community service, and college and career planning before graduation. Our dedicated and dynamic staff are eager to prepare students for their futures.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 91% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 94% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 63% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 66% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 74% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: Science Skills Center
Code: K78A
Program description: Focuses on using hands-on and research techniques. All students are required to take four years of mathematics (eight credits) and four years of Science (eight credits).
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 45
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 366
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 8
Seats 9 SWD: 9
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 87
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 10

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math

Activities

Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): Anime, Art Exploration, Chess, Choral Music (Fall), Community Builders, Creative Writing, Debate Club, Drama, Drumline (Spring), French Club, Homework Club, Journalism, Jow-Ile-Bailar Dance Company, Key Club, Korean Club, Math Club, Muslim Students Association, National Honors Society, National Society of Black Engineers, Peer Mediation, Restorative Justice Task Force, Science Research, Step Team, Student Government, Technology Club, Yearbook, Young Women's Empowerment Group, Youth Leadership Council Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Club
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Outdoor Track, Soccer
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Cheerleading
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 571
Start time: 8:07am
End time: 3:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language and Culture, AP Human Geography, AP Music Theory, AP Psychology, AP Seminar, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: DUMBO-Vinegar Hill-Downtown Brooklyn-Boerum Hill
Neighborhood: DUMBO-Downtown Brooklyn
Campus name: Water's Edge Educational Campus
School Number: K805
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 302
Council district: 33
Census tract: 15
BIN: 3000216
BBL: 3001200020

About Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology and the Creative Arts

Contacts

Address: 49 FLATBUSH AVENUE EXTENSION, BROOKLYN NY 11201
Latitude: 40.697339
Longitude: -73.985016
Phone number: 718-243-9413
Fax number: 718-243-1016
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://scienceskillscenterhs.org/
Subway lines near the school: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall; A, C to High St; B, Q to DeKalb Ave; F to York St; R to Jay St-MetroTech
Bus lines near the school: B103, B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B57, B61, B62, B65, B67, B69

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District Borough Number: 
13K419
Academic opportunities: 

Forensic Science, Robotics, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Statistics, Journalism, Science Research, Anatomy & Physiology, African American Literature

Elements of Computer Science, Digital Media, Networking, Web Design, Exploring Computer Science (Blended Learning), Introduction to Computer Science

Early College Pharmacology, iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

Dual Credit Courses-Medgar Evers, College Now, CUNY College Now, Law, Organic Chemistry, Psychology, Drama, Science Technology Entry Program (STEP)

CTE program(s): Pre-Engineering/Project Lead the Way

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